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The Art of Horror and Sonic Pattern Recognition

What’s that thump? It’s like some sort of tell-tale heart.<p>Sound is the most important factor in horror movies. Jump scares would be nothing without a …

10 terase noi si frumoase din Bucuresti (2014)

Ne-am facut deja un obicei ca in fiecare vara sa va spunem care sunt cele mai frumoase terase si gradini de vara din Bucuresti. Anul trecut, cam pe …

Watch A Thousand Micro Robots Self-Assemble Into Wild Shapes

The madmen at Harvard have finally done it: they’ve simulated real life swarms with tiny robots, thereby bringing the coming robot apocalypse that much closer.<p>Or maybe they just created some really cool proof-of-concept robotic self-assembly systems. Either way, what you’re seeing is a set of a …

50 Best Pop Albums of the ’90s

Back in April, we explored ‘90s Alternative music and counted down the 50 greatest that genre had to offer. Now, as summer arrives and the airwaves …

How does a digital camera work?

You use them on holiday, at concerts, or just for a plain old selfie, but how exactly does your camera work? James May explains all.<p>It's all very simple really. In the CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) sensor that sits in the majority of digital cameras, the sensor is covered with tiny …

Michael Richards (Kramer) Doesn't Like When his Co-Stars Mess Up

OS X 10.9 Mavericks: The Ars Technica Review

No longer an apex predator, OS X takes some time for introspection.<p>After a dozen years and nine major releases, OS X has had a full life: the …

Apple’s iOS 7 includes a surprise: a ticket to the next generation of the internet

For five years, researchers have toiled over an obscure bit of fundamental internet infrastructure that promises to make the connections to our mobile devices faster and more reliable than ever, and if you’ve already downloaded Apple’s iOS 7 to your iPhone or iPad, you could be using it …

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A Mesmerizing GIF Of A Perfect Game Of Snake

A lot of people are passing around this GIF of the classic cell phone game Snake.<p>It's a perfect game, sped up to the point where you can watch the whole thing in about two and a half minutes.<p>Check it out: